KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail met the senior management of Engro Foods and FrieslandCampina to discuss the need for public-private collaboration to create sustainable livelihoods for small dairy farmers at the Governor’s House on Tuesday. Sindh governor said that Prime Minister Imran Khan was determined to work on empowerment of small farmers to increase their income and improve their standard of living. The need to harmonise food standards through regulatory authorities across the country for safer dairy products was also discussed during the meeting. Sindh governor was invited to visit the processing plant and dairy farm of Engro Foods. Currently, dairy comprises up to 50% of the agriculture sector and contributes 11% to the GDP of Pakistan.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 8th, 2019.